TODAY IS Roshashannah

Let us cast away the sin of deception —- so that we will mislead no one in word or in deed, nor pretend to be what we are not.

Let us cast away the sin of vain ambition — which prompts us to strive for goals which bring neither true fulfillment nor genuine contentment.

Let us cast away the sin of stubbornness — so that we will neither persist in foolish habits nor fail to acknowledge our will to change.

Let us cast away the sin of envy — so that we will neither be consumed by desire for what we lack nor grow unmindful of the blessings which are already ours.

Let us cast away the sin of selfishness — which keeps us from enriching our lives through wider concerns and greater sharing, and from reaching out in love to other human beings.

Let us cast away the sin of indifference — so that we may be sensitive to the sufferings of others and responsive to the needs of people everywhere.

Let us cast away the sin of pride and arrogance — so that we can worship God and serve His purpose in humility and truth.

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About Paul Wharton

I am a cradle Catholic, a native West Virginian, and a priest since April 24, 1982. Spiritual Direction has made a tremendous difference in my life and I encourage people to try it out. My motto is "Progress not perfection." I am grateful that God has done for me what I could not do for myself.
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One Response to TODAY IS Roshashannah

  1. Kristen Harrison says:

    Very nice

    Sent from my iPhone

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